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PICS: 'Dope cloud' dampens Ye Shiwen's victory

The 16-year-old Ye won the women’s 400 individual medley in world record time, with her final length of the freestyle faster than men’s champion Ryan Lochte.

Ye ShiwenChina's Ye Shiwen poses with her gold medal on the podium during the women's 400m individual medley … Read MoreChina’s Ye Shiwen poses with her gold medal on the podium during the women’s 400m individual medley victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in this July 28, 2012 file photograph. Ye said on Monday that her “results come from hard work and training” and that she “would never use any banned drugs”. All medal winners at the Olympics are drug tested, according to media reports.Read LessYe ShiwenChina's Ye Shiwen celebrate winning gold in the women's 400m individual medley final at the London 2… Read MoreChina’s Ye Shiwen celebrate winning gold in the women’s 400m individual medley final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in this July 28, 2012 file photograph. Ye said on Monday that her “results come from hard work and training” and that she “would never use any banned drugs”. All medal winners at the Olympics are drug tested, according to media reports.Read LessYe ShiwenChina’s Ye Shiwen competes in the women’s 200m individual medley semi-final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 in London.Ye ShiwenChina’s Ye Shiwen competes in the women’s 200m individual medley semi-final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 in London.Ye ShiwenChina’s Ye Shiwen waves after the finish of the women’s 200m individual medley semi-final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 in London.Ye ShiwenChina’s Ye Shiwen leaves the pool after the finish of the women’s 200m individual medley semi-final swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 in London.Ye ShiwenChina’s Ye Shiwen pulls her cap after finishing the women’s 200m individual medley heats swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park in London on July 30, 2012.Ye ShiwenLONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 30: Shiwen Ye of China competes in heat 5 of the Women’s 200m Individual Medley on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England.Ye ShiwenLONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 30: Shiwen Ye of China competes in heat 5 of the Women’s 200m Individual Medley on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England.Ye ShiwenChina’s Ye Shiwen gestures after competing in a women’s 200-meter individual medley swimming semifinal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Monday, July 30, 2012.

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